HALIFAX, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") announced today
that it has reached a tentative labour contract with its Maintenance
and Engineering employees represented by the Canadian Auto Workers
(CAW) Local 2002.
The agreement is subject to a ratification vote by union members and
covers approximately 885 CAW-represented Maintenance and Engineering
employees at Jazz. Further details of the agreement will not be
released pending ratification.
"I sincerely thank both the CAW and management bargaining teams for
their professionalism throughout the negotiation process", said Jolene
Mahody, Chief Operating Officer of Jazz.
About Jazz Aviation LP
Jazz Aviation LP has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its
roots going back to the 1930s. Jazz continues to generate some of the
strongest operational and financial results in the North American
There are two airline divisions operated by Jazz Aviation LP: Air
Canada Express and Jazz.
Air Canada Express: Under a capacity purchase agreement with Air
Canada, Jazz provides service to and from lower-density markets as well
as higher-density markets at off-peak times throughout Canada and to
and from certain destinations in the United States. Jazz currently
operates scheduled passenger service on behalf of Air Canada with
approximately 860 departures per weekday to 84 destinations in Canada
and in the United States with a fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier
Jazz: Under the Jazz brand, the airline offers charters throughout
North America with a dedicated fleet of five Bombardier aircraft for
corporate clients, governments, special interest groups and individuals
seeking more convenience. Jazz also has the ability to offer airline
operators services such as ground handling, dispatching, flight load
planning, training and consulting.
SOURCE CHORUS AVIATION INC.
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